Dry needling

By: PhysioEast  06-Aug-2012
Keywords: Dry Needling

Dry needling is a technique that can be used to relieve symptoms related to muscle trigger points and other painful conditions. Trigger points are contracted focal points in muscle that are characterised by pain producing biochemicals, increased electrical activity and structural changes in the muscle. The technique involves inserting a very thin needle through the skin and into the muscle trigger point. There may be short term discomfort followed by relief from symptoms that can last for several days. This break in the pain cycle, coupled with your bodies natural healing mechanisms, will provide the optimal environment for you to recover. At PhysioEast we have the unique ability to combine diagnostic ultrasound imaging with dry needling meaning that the right area is reached, maximising your chance of a positive outcome.

Keywords: Dry Needling

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